12thNATIONAL COLLIE SHOW 

JUDGE: John Walsh - Lowerpark Collies (Ireland)

John Walsh and his wife started in dogs in 1975. Their first breed was a Rough Collies, later to be joined by Bearded Collies, Smooth Collies and Shetland Sheepdogs. Over the years in these breeds they have made up in excess of 20 Champions. Some of our major wins include: In 1997 they had a Male Rough Collie who was the Top Show Dog All Breeds in Ireland (Ch. Lowerpark Limited Edition) with 4 Best in Shows at All Breed Ch. Shows and 11 Group wins In 2004 they won the Dog CC at Crufts with a Shetland Sheepdog Ch. & GB Ch. Brilyn Pick Pocket, he was also a Best in Show winner at Breed and All Breed Int. Shows. They had several other breeds as their four children competed in Junior Handling and John was very much involved in the Irish Junior Handling scene for many years. The breeds included Norwegian Elkhounds, Bernese Mt. Dogs, Greyhound, Afghan Hound, Kerry Blue Terriers, and Yorkshire Terrier. His eldest son breeds and exhibits Great Danes, which when required he handled. They give training classes every week in companion dog obedience, ring craft classes and junior handling for the last 25 years and continue to do so till today. Over the last four years they campaigned two Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers to their titles, winning a couple of Groups and CCs in the UK as well. In 2011 they campaigned two Rough Collies litter brother and sister which they bred, the dog gained his title in 10 shows. Till date they have campaigned 28 dogs to their titles of Champion John Walsh became an All Breed Judge in January 2008, having started to judge in 1979. John has judged in all the Scandinavian Countries and most of the other European Countries as well as Russia , Israel, Romania and Australia. John is currently President of the Combined Canine All Breed Int. Ch. Show and Kennel Club Representative, Chairman of the All Ireland Shetland Sheepdog Club, Treasurer of the Rough Collie Club of Ireland and a former Director of the Irish Kennel Club. Along with his wife he runs his own business, Showguide Systems which provides an online entry system, catalogues printing etc for the majority of the dog shows in Ireland.




The Rough and Smooth Collie Club Of Queensland is shaping up to present  the 12thCOLLIE NATIONAL SHOW at the DOGS QUEENSLAND SHOWGROUNDS, KING AVE, DURACK from the 15th- 16th August, 2017. Advertising and entries close tuesday 25th july, 2017.  Entries to show manager, Ruth Cook, PO Box 78, Waterford West, Queensland, 4133.  Cheques and money orders made payable to the collie rought and smooth club of Qld Inc. Online entries through show manager -  www.showmanager.com.au.    

Enquires to show  secretary Chloe Armatys 0429499967 or lexwoodcollies@gmail.com


COLLIE NATIONAL SHOW SCHEDULE  

Tuesday :    15TH AUGUST - OPENING CEREMONY 9AM FOLLOWED BY BITCHES CLASSES, BITCH CHALLENGE, NEUTER BITCH CLASS AND ALL DOGS SPORTS                                     

Judge : Mr John Walsh

 

Wednesday: 16th AUGUST - 9AM START WITH COLLIE SMOOTH FOLLOWED BY COLLIE ROUGH -  ALL DOG CLASSES,CHALLENGE, NEUTER DOG CLASS,  BEST IN BREED,CLASS WINNERS, BEST IN SHOW, VETERAN SWEEPSTAKES, PROPERTY CLASSES

                                                                                                        Judge: Mr John Walsh

                                                     

                          EXHIBIT NUMBERS - TO BE COLLECTED ON THE DAY

WEDNESDAY 16th AUGUST : 


CATALOGUE $20:00, ADVERTISING IN FULL PAGE $75.00 HALF PAGE $50.00 ( FULL COLOUR) - ALL ADVERTISING TO BE EMAILED TO - lexwoodcollies@gmail.com




ROYAL QUEENSLAND SHOW

RNA SHOWGROUND

 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006

 

Thurs 17th August

  Breed & Group Judging :   Ms Santa Momcilovic Bognor  (Serbia)

Fri 18th August

Working Dog Feature Specialty Show : Mr J Walsh Snr (Ireland)

Sat 19th August

General Specials + Sweepstakes : Mrs L. Oklescen (Slovenia)


Sun 20th August

Gundogs & Heavy Breeds All Breeds: Ms Lucy Lynch (New Zealand)

VENUE: Durack Showgrounds - King Avenue, Durack.


 

There has been a change in judge due to legal complications and the Slovenian judge Mrs L Oklescen is not able to do our show and now has been replaced by Mr John Ireland